An award-winning new room to support people with mental health conditions in accident and emergency has opened at a London hospital.
Researchers have called for the routine implementation of 12-hour shifts to be avoided after they found long shift patterns lead to a higher risk of sickness absence for hospital nurses and healthcare assistants.
Improving communication between paramedics, prehospital critical care teams and emergency staff could “enhance” the care and wellbeing of critically ill or injured patients, according to UK studies.
Air pollution is clearly linked to peaks in admissions to hospitals and visits to primary care for certain respiratory conditions, according to a new study by UK researchers.
US researchers say they have found a clue in understanding how an infection can spiral into sepsis by blunting the body’s immune response.
The woman held on suspicion of murdering eight babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital has been identified as 28-year-old children’s nurse Lucy Letby.
A group of nurses who trained at Guy’s Hospital 62 years ago have been sharing their memories of strict matrons, daily uniform checks and exacting standards as part of celebrations to mark the NHS turning 70.
A female “healthcare professional” has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to murder six others at The Countess of Chester Hospital.
Healthcare professionals should stop using the term “soft diet” following 277 incidents in two years in which patients have been given food that is unsuitable for them, the NHS watchdog has said.
A damning report into accident and emergency departments in and around Edinburgh has identified a breakdown in trust between nurses and doctors, and a culture of bullying.